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Bishop McGuinness High receives Wells Fargo Cup, again

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KERNERSVILLE — Bishop McGuinness High School Athletic Director Jeff Stoller (right) received the NCHSAA 1A Wells Fargo Cup on behalf of the school during the University of North Carolina vs. Rutgers football game half-time program in Chapel Hill Sept. 10. Pictured with him are NCHSAA Commissioner David Whitfield (left) and John Anderson of Wells Fargo (middle). The Wells Fargo Cup is awarded for best overall interscholastic sports program in the state. This is the fourth win in five years for Bishop McGuinness.

— George L. Repass

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